Greg Growden writes ...
Nov 29, 2013: Watland Gatland has commenced barb-aric "mental warfare" against the Australia, but is he doing so to hide deficiencies in his midfield, Greg Growden writes
Nov 28, 2013: Kieran Read, Ben Smith and Leigh Halfpenny will face off for the inaugural rugby players' player of the year award, after the International Rugby Players Association released their shortlist of finalists
Nov 27, 2013: British & Irish Lions fullback Leigh Halfpenny has capped a remarkable 2013 by being named on the BBC Sports Personality of the Year shortlist
Nov 22, 2013: All Blacks Kieran Read and Ben Smith are among five players on a shortlist to be named world rugby player of the year
Nov 11, 2013: Leigh Halfpenny has won a number of awards in his career but now comes the most prestigious of them all
Nov 6, 2013: Wales fullback Leigh Halfpenny has added a new trophy to his burgeoning awards cabinet after being named International Player of the Year at French rugby magazine Midi Olympique's 'Oscars du Rugby' on Monday evening
Oct 12, 2013: The uncertainty over the future of the Heineken Cup is affecting player's futures according to Leigh Halfpenny's agent Tim Lopez
Oct 1, 2013: Roger Lewis has conceded it will be harder for the Welsh Rugby Union to keep the country's top players in the regions if there is no European rugby on offer next season
Sep 28, 2013: Cardiff Blues have dismissed reports that fullback Leigh Halfpenny will travel to Toulon this weekend to begin contract talks
Sep 27, 2013: British & Irish Lions star Leigh Halfpenny will travel to Toulon this weekend to begin talks over a contract, according to reports
Sep 19, 2013: British & Irish Lions star Leigh Halfpenny will make his first start of the season for the Cardiff Blues after being picked at fullback for Friday's game against Zebre
Sep 9, 2013: Cardiff Blues chairman Peter Thomas has warned out-of-contract stars Leigh Halfpenny and Sam Warburton that they are risking their careers - not just their international future - if they opt for a lucrative move overseas
Aug 28, 2013: British & Irish Lions tour manager Andy Irvine has tipped Wales to be in with a shout of winning the 2015 Rugby World Cup but said any success is dependent on keeping their older players in fine fettle over the next couple of years
Aug 24, 2013: British & Irish Lions star Leigh Halfpenny is adamant he can improve and is keen to point out he is more than just a kicker
Aug 21, 2013: Cardiff Blues chairman Peter Thomas says talks to keep Sam Warburton and Leigh Halfpenny in Wales are "proceeding well"
Jul 23, 2013: Racing Metro have distanced themselves from making an approach for British & Irish Lions star Leigh Halfpenny with their president Jacky Lorenzetti denying any contact with the fullback's representatives
Jul 16, 2013: The Rugby Paper reports that three French clubs are heading to London to try to sign Leigh Halfpenny
Jul 12, 2013: Cardiff Blues are hoping to convince British & Irish Lions hero Leigh Halfpenny to shun lucrative offers from overseas and sign a new deal with the Welsh region
British & Irish Lions
Jul 8, 2013: The Lions' victory brought the curtain down on an enthralling 10-game tour that proved fruitful for some and costly for others. We offer our take on the winners and losers
Australia 16-41 British & Irish Lions, 3rd Test, Sydney, July 6
Jul 6, 2013: Leigh Halfpenny has revealed that his second Test misery in Melbourne proved a motivating factor behind him producing the game of his life in Sydney.